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Grand Lux Cafe

#77 of 7,599 Restaurants in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Magnificent Mile
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600 N Michigan Ave, Ste 7, Chicago, IL 60611-3684
+1 312-276-2500
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Today
09:00 - 23:30
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Hours:
Sun 09:00 - 23:30
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 23:30
Fri 11:00 - 00:30
Sat 09:00 - 00:30
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79 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We stopped in to enjoy dessert and the fabulous view. We're never disappointed at Grand Lux. The carrot cake is outstanding, but oh the bread pudding! Soft bread, warm rich caramel, crunch from the candied nuts. Huge portions so it's great for the table to share.

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Thank revlisad
Chicago, Illinois
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had a short time frame in which to have lunch. Our server did a great job getting us our food so we could make our appointment. I had the Cuban and my wife had the soup and sandwich. We both had PLENTY to eat and I even took some of my sandwich home. The Cuban was one of the... More 

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Thank Carl M
Calumet City, Illinois
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I had lunch at the Grand Lux Café on November 11th for the kick off of my birthday weekend. I had never been here before and was very excited! It was 9 of us and I ordered the Parmesan Crusted Pork Chop and it was totally delish! I usually do not eat all of my food, but I ate EVERY... More 

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Thank Sylhood
Chicago, IL
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My wife and I drove from the far suburbs in to Chicago to meet, treat, and commune with distant family member visiting here from Europe for a convention. Not enjoying the commute and Chicago Sunday Bears traffic we had not determined where we were going for our mid morning meal. The Magnificent Mile has numerous dining choice and we were... More 

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Thank Rick--Donna
Michigan
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We come to Chicago every year, the day after Thanksgiving. We almost always include a meal at Grand Lux. Really disappointed this year. You need to order the apple pie dessert right away. We did. After our meal, waiter said "Do you want dessert?" We said we ordered the pie. The waiter pretended to remember and quickly left for the... More 

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Thank elarMichigan
Springfield, Illinois
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813 reviews
522 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is crazy, so large and full of people and you typically have to wait any where between 30 to 60 minutes to be able to get a table. Once you finally have a table and go to the second floor through the escalators, you still have to wait another 5-10 minutes to receive the table and be able... More 

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Thank Clevlander
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158 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 171 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came for a break while shopping and the beignets were excellent. Coffee and tea were good too. Our server was very nice and great service.

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Thank Coleen O
Lake Forest, IL
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221 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 183 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is not our 1st time here but it had been nearly 2 years since our last visit. We arrived as a group of 8 with one infant and were treated to prompt seating. Each of our meals was outstanding as we ordered a variety of entrees. Whether is was pasta, a salad, soup, or meat, each result was delicious!... More 

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Thank Robert T
Metamora, Michigan
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in Chicago to see Hamilton and found out about this lace. The food and decor were fantastic. We liked it so much that we went back the next day.

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Thank lcb552
Montreal, Canada
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed my meal and the staff were super friendly. Make sure to reserve as the wait can be painful a little.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Cuisine
Italian, American, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 23:30
Monday
11:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:30
Thursday
11:00 - 23:30
Friday
11:00 - 00:30
Saturday
09:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 600 N Michigan Ave, Ste 7, Chicago, IL 60611-3684
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Magnificent Mile
  • Neighbourhood: Magnificent Mile
  • Phone Number: +1 312-276-2500

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Magnificent Mile
Over 400 stores pack the concrete along Michigan Avenue, the eight-block stretch known as Magnificent Mile. This area between Oak Avenue and the Chicago River is more a shopping paradise than a full-out neighborhood. For prime upscale shopping, this is the place to go. It’s busy, energetic, and packed with shoppers. You'll also find hundreds of restaurants and dozens of hotels, all on the mid- to high-end scale. Some of the city’s most iconic buildings like the Wrigley Building, John Hancock Center and other architectural marvels define the magnificence of this neighborhood.
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